King James Version
And his concubine played the whore against him, and went away from him unto her father's house to Bethlehemjudah, and was there four whole months.
Darby Bible Translation
And his concubine became angry with him, and she went away from him to her father's house at Bethlehem in Judah, and was there some four months.
World English Bible
His concubine played the prostitute against him, and went away from him to her father's house to Bethlehem Judah, and was there the space of four months.
Young's Literal Translation
and commit whoredom against him doth his concubine, and she goeth from him unto the house of her father, unto Beth-Lehem-Judah, and is there days -- four months.
Judges 19:2 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
four whole months: or, a year and four month: Heb. days, four months
And his concubine played the whore against him, and went away from him unto her father's house to Bethlehemjudah, and was there four whole months.Judges 19:2 Parallel Commentaries
For the understanding of the early history and religion of Israel, the book of Judges, which covers the period from the death of Joshua to the beginning of the struggle with the Philistines, is of inestimable importance; and it is very fortunate that the elements contributed by the later editors are so easily separated from the ancient stories whose moral they seek to point. That moral is most elaborately stated in ii. 6-iii. 6, which is a sort of programme or preface to iii. 7-xvi. 31, which constitutes …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
And there was a young man out of Bethlehemjudah of the family of Judah, who was a Levite, and he sojourned there.
And it came to pass in those days, when there was no king in Israel, that there was a certain Levite sojourning on the side of mount Ephraim, who took to him a concubine out of Bethlehemjudah.
And her husband arose, and went after her, to speak friendly unto her, and to bring her again, having his servant with him, and a couple of asses: and she brought him into her father's house: and when the father of the damsel saw him, he rejoiced to meet him.
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